Contact details

Plaza Torrontero s/n
48370  Bermeo, Vizcaya - Bizkaia  (Basque Country)
http://turismo.euskadi.net
Tel.:+34 946881171
Fax.:+34 946186454

Location

Bizkaia

Description

Declared a National Monument. Since 1948 it has housed the Fisherman's Museum.

The Tower of Ercilla is an example of the Basque medieval civil architecture.Belonging to the family of the famous poet D. Alonso de Ercilla. Built in Gothic style. After diverse restorations, it now houses the Fisherman's Museum exclusively dedicating its exhibits to show the visitors the environment, life and work of the arrantzaleak or Basque fishermen.The ground floor houses the rooms related with the environment and life of the fisherman on land.The other floors exhibit aspects such as the fishermen trade unions, the fishing activities and techniques up to the present day, the vessels, navigational instruments, etc. There is a room dedicated to the Tower and to the illustrious individuals who resided in it.

  • Construction: Tower
  • Artistic period: Gothic
  • Historic period: 16th century

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Tuesday to Saturday From 10:00 to 14:00 From 16:00 to 19:00
  • Public holidays and Sunday From 10:00 to 14:00

Prices

  • General: €3
  • Reduced: €1,5
  • Children: Admission free

Services

Guided tours

Map



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